Sister Ta-Neesha, Example & Role Model

Our beloved Sister Ta-Neesha (peace be upon her) was not only a beautiful strong minded sister but was a God fearing woman. We met through Twitter about 5 years ago and was inseparable since. She’s was so kind, caring, honest, funny, and made sure we talked about The Teachings for at least 30-40 minutes with

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Who and what is your reflection?

What will people describe you as when you are returned to Allah (God)? The words that come to your mind are a reflection of who you are. When you left, I seen positivity, nothing but uplifting words because that’s what you did for many. You made me appreciate life more and you’ve helped remind me of the

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How are le brain waves?

Sometimes connections you have are with those who are far away. And there’s a lesson they have for us across the other side of the world if only we listen to the inner god in them. Sister, I love and thank you for being a reflection. Today, I’m not going to let my “brain waves

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Who is responsible for you?

I spoke with three (possibly more) of my accountability partners today and I couldn’t do anything, but smile. I can tell they genuinely care about making their word bond to the agreements we’ve made with one another. Their follow-ups, even without a consistent follow-up from me means a lot. I’m not perfect. Sometimes, I slack

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Chances are, there’s still a chance. | Inspired by Love and Basketball

Is it true that you didn’t complete everything you had on your list for 2016 and neither did you start on the goal you had on your list yesterday? If you answered yes, let’s not beat ourselves up about it. Minor accomplishments are morale boosters for the next goal. If you answered no, don’t forget

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I Can’t Breathe.

(written in 2015) I can’t breathe. I’m suffocating in my mind full of hope, although I feel as if there’s nothing to hope for. I’m asked to do this and that and even when I know that I’ve exceeded my bandwidth, I still continue to give out my data. I keep waiting to be recognized

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It is not just a new year. We must acknowledge one of our brothers, Oscar Grant.

If you have not seen Fruitvale Station, I highly encourage you to watch this film of a real-life catastrophe based on the last 24 hours of 22-year young Oscar Grant, who was shot by a white San Francisco transit police officer on New Year’s Day of 2009. This was the first time I can recall

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Peaceful New Year!

Welcome to 2017. I am so excited and thankful to have another opportunity to grow into the person God intends for me to be. That’s what I think of throughout the year: ‘how can I be better? How can I progress versus just displaying potential? Not better in the sense of, “it’s a new year,

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